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The 7 Best Charitable & Fair Trade Subscription Boxes – Voted By Subscribers!

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We live and breathe subscription boxes here at MSA, and we know many of our readers do too. This January, we surveyed YOU for your favorite boxes across several categories, and we’re happy to finally be able to share the results!

Read on to see which 5 boxes you voted for topped the charts in the “Best Box That Gives Back” category – and see some of our recommendations for charitable boxes to watch in 2017 at the end of the list, too.

1. GlobeIn, $40/month

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The GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box is a monthly subscription that sends you original crafts by global artisans. Each box contains handcrafted items from around the world and the stories of the artists who made the pieces.

How they give back: From GlobeIn: “We empower remarkable artisans in remote areas with the tools to build sustainable businesses. Providing connection and guidance, we help our partners feel stronger, more confident and in control of their lives through the expansion of their craft. As servant leaders, we improve the lives of our artisans so they can take great care of themselves, their families and their communities.”

COUPON: Save $10 on a 3+ month Artisan Box subscription with coupon code MSAWELCOME

Check out all of our GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!

2. CAUSEBOX, $54.95/quarter

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CAUSEBOX is a quarterly women’s lifestyle subscription box that features brands and items dedicated to doing good all over the world.

How they give back: From CAUSEBOX: “In each box, you will receive 5-8 of our favorite seasonal lifestyle products from different brands that are focused on ethical and sustainable production, donate a percent of profits to charity, or aim to inspire and empower others.”

Check out all of our CAUSEBOX Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

3. Love With Food, $9.99/month – $24.99/month
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The Love With Food Tasting Box ($9.99/month) contains 8+ snacks per month, while the Deluxe Box ($19.95/month) contains 10-16. All products are either organic, gluten-free, GMO-free, all-natural or free of artificial additives. (They also have a 100% Gluten Free Deluxe Box for $24.95/month. )

How they give back: With each purchase, Love With Food donates to organizations like Feeding America and The Global Food Banking Network, to help fight childhood hunger in the US and around the world. They’ve donated over 1 Million meals so far!

COUPON: Save 40% off your first box, no coupon required, just use this link

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Use this link to get your first Tasting box for $7.99!

Check out all of our Love With Food Tasting Box Reviews and Deluxe Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!

4. Happy Rebel Box, $100/quarter

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Happy Rebel Box is an edgy lifestyle quarterly subscription box for women! Each box has a different theme; past themes have included home and desk accessories, kitchen goods, and more.

How they give back: From Happy Rebel: “Happy Rebel partners with nonprofits dedicated to helping the marginalized and impoverished. We donate ten percent of each season’s profits to a different charity that’s helping women and children around the globe. These include nonprofits fighting sex trafficking, violence against women, and extreme poverty, as well as creating opportunities for education and economic self-advancement.”

COUPON: Use coupon code MSA10 to save $10 off your first box!

Check out all of our Happy Rebel Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

5: Pura Vida Bracelets Club, $14.95/month

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Pura Vida Bracelets Club is a bracelet subscription box from Pura Vida! Each month, you’ll receive 3 hand-picked bracelets (up to $50 value) from their new collections and their most popular styles.

How they give back: In addition to providing jobs for 100+ artisans in Costa Rica, Pura Vida has a “Charity Collection” which has supported 190 charities and has donated more than $935,358 to date.

Read all of our Pura Vida Bracelets Club Reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

MSA’s Charitable Box to Watch in 2017: Love Goodly, $29.95/month

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Love Goodly is a vegan subscription box that sends a mix of beauty, wellness and lifestyle items every other month. They advertise a retail value of $85+ for each box, and we’ve found in our reviews that is usually right on target.

How they give back: In addition to supporting great vegan, eco-friendly, and non-toxic beauty brands, Love Goodly supports different causes each month. More info on their website here.

Check out all of my Love Goodly reviews to learn more about this box!

MSA’s Runner Up: Benevolent Beauty Box, $29.95/month

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Benevolent Beauty Box is a cruelty-free beauty subscription that really gained in popularity in 2016, thanks to it’s great value and high-quality products. They send cosmetics, skin care, hair care, and beauty tools each month. When you sign up, you provide some personalization preferences, such as your hair and eye color, and whether you prefer both or neutral colors, etc. 

How they give back: In addition to supporting cruelty-free brands, Benevolent Beauty donates $1 from every box sold to the Humane Society International to help with the fight against animal testing and cruelty.

Check out all of our Benevolent Beauty Box Reviews to learn more about this subscription!

Did your favorite charitable box make the list?

Tell us about your favorite Charitable Subscription Box in the comments!

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16 Comments

  1. Elevita is my favorite fair trade box! The have consistently great items which make unique gifts. Customer service is wonderful. I believe they are also an all-volunteer team.

    • Good to hear about their CS. I just dropped a fair trade box because of CS issues and am thinking about picking up Elevita. Every time I read a review for it I wish I had gotten it!

  2. Love goodly looks awesome. That is on my wishlist. I have to figure out my favorites and just have a few really good boxes, instead of a dozen or so some great, some just Ok if you know what I mean. I also love the idea of putting my money towards a box that gives back. 😉

  3. Does anyone sub to the Globein Club for $10. I’m interested in what items you receive or is there a review?

    • I subscribed last month for the first time and my box came in 2 days ago, I received 2 cups and they was really pretty! They was stainless steel in the inside and they had a beautiful color on the outside.

    • So far they have all been items available in the Globein online store that have been previously featured in the Artisan boxes. They used to give spoilers that you should be able to find on the MSA site (search Globein Club maybe???) but starting this month they are giving subscribers different items instead of everyone getting the same thing. I got the jewelry roll from the Pamper box.

    • There was a scarf, sea salt, wooden salad grabbers, hanging wall organizer (my favorite item so far). This month I received a jewelry roll which is my least favorite item. The best part about club is they let you do ad ons and you can purchase previous artisan boxes for $35 so you can pick which ones you want without subscribing to the artisan box.

      • I didn’t know this! That’s really not a bad deal. I’ve been interested in GlobeIn for over a year, but $40/month is almost $500 a year. 🙁

    • Thank you for the valuable information! May give this one a try!

  4. I honestly didn’t know about the charity aspect of Happy Rebel. Proud to be a subscriber! The winter box was ten shades of awesome.

  5. Pearlesque box, and Squarehue give back too!

  6. January, sorry

  7. How come GlobeIn Juanuary has not been reviewed?

    • Since that box was very limited in supply, we requested not to review it. Hope that makes sense. We will have a review of the February box, though. But since the January box was the box with inventory issues that took some subscribers by surprise, it didn’t seem right for us to review.

      • Liz, thank you so much for your reply and thoughtfulness. I am getting Love box in February, that’s why I asked, but I totally understand and respect your reasons.

      • Liz, I didn’t even sub to GlobeIn until February, but I admire this train of thought. 😄 I wonder if the Love box will ever be available again to newer subscribers. I was aware of the inventory issues before I signed up, thanks to MSA, but I knew there were a couple of old boxes I’d still be happy to get.

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